Outside Counsel

The end game in working with outside counsel is to obtain and maintain the highest quality and smoothest in-house/outside counsel working relationship combined with the most effective results at the lowest cost. THE FRANCIS COMPANY’s extensive and long term relationships with outside IP counsel in the US and in over 50 other countries give our clients access to the best IP professionals in the world.

THE FRANCIS COMPANY is expert at the selection, training and effective management of these professionals. We work to ensure that your relationship with outside counsel is as efficient and effective as possible, from both a cost and a matter resolution standpoint.

THE FRANCIS COMPANY will advise you regarding appropriate practices for the selection of outside IP counsel domestically and globally through review of expertise, service quality, applicable fees, staffing structures, geographic reach, cultural differences and billing efficiencies leading to the most efficient and cost effective use and management of outside counsel.